Major Elements of Re-Orienting an educational Institution Toward a Focus on Lifelone Learning

John Henschke


This paper focuses on making a shift from a traditional higher education institution toward a focus on lifelong learning, including the following: Research on the background and experiences of various institutions in this regard, developing a policy statement on elements of this re-orientation as a product of a worldwide conference, an ultimately constructing "measurable performance indicators" for the seven elements - overarching frameworks, strategic partnerships and linkages, research, teaching and learning processes, administration policies and mechanisms, decision support systems, and, student support systems and services.